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Horbury launches new property services business

 The new company, Horbury Property Services will provide Facilities Management, Maintenance an...

Broadstock wins Coventry contract

Coventry University chooses North West's Broadstock for contract worth a potential £5m

Two new academies open in Torbay

The two new schools offer alternative educational provision for 11-16 year olds outside of mai...

How do CDM regulations 2015 affect schools? 

School heads and governing bodies need to apprise themselves of their new responsibilities

New school surveys programme launched in England

The National School Condition Assessments Programme has begun with eight schools

Young people are the answer to construction industry's woes

SMEs are being encouraged to train and employ more young people to help with skills shortage

Waterhead Academy saves £16K a year on water

The academy contracted utility management specialists Orchard Energy to reduce their energy co...

Willmott Dixon to build a £46m school and leisure campus

Willmott Dixon have been awarded the contract in Ponteland, Newcastle, which will provide 2,04...

Water deregulation: Giving schools a choice

From 1st April, educational institutions will be free to make change to their water supply pac...

Leicestershire Scouts win £100K to build dream headquarters

Shanly Foundations gives Leicestershire Scout Group £100,000 to build their dream HQ

Leeds College of Building to build on staff numbers

The College expects to recruit more than 80 new staff in 2017

Scape CEO responds to gov't funding for new free schools

Mark Robinson, Scape Group Chief Executive, comments on government funding for new free school...

Post-16 overhaul welcomed

British Gypsum backs chancellor's new post-16 skills plan

Coventry student champions STEM careers for women

Construction degree's only female fresher says she stands out 'in a positive way'

£4.5m scheme transforms 'priority' school in Richmond

The Queen's Church of England Primary School has benefitted from the Priority School Building ...

How the private sector can help schools to plan long-term

Craig Smailes, Project Director at Kajima Partnerships, explains why private finance funded pr...

The evolution of student accommodation

Andrew Kitchen, Director at LK2, discusses how architects can create student communities that ...

University College of Estate Management appoints new staff

University College of Estate Management appoints Deputy CEO, Deans and Vice Principal

Holly Broadhurst crowned top Higher and Degree Apprentice

The 22-year-old was one of the early entrants of the JCB Academy in September 2010

House builder joins forces with Yorkshire uni students

A Yorkshire house builder has launched a competition to support learning at one of the county'...

Novus commits to building bright futures

Company pledges further three-year involvement in Business in the Community programme

Fusion21 announces renewal of management framework

The new compliance and facilities management framework has a combined worth of up to £290 mill...

The private sector's key role in ensuring PSBP's success

Craig Smailes, Project Director for Education at Kajima Partnerships, discusses the Priority S...

Heathfield Academy Trust applies for new free school

The MAT has applied to the DfE for a new school to open in Catterick

6 months after Brexit, how is the design community feeling?

Construction information provider, NBS takes a look at the design community half a year after ...

The only way is up for UK university income

Higher education sector income grows by £2bn in one year, reaching record £30bn

Arc Partnership appoints Daniel Maher as MD

Daniel Maher will bring over 30 years of public and private sector experience to the Arc Partn...

Business as usual for MATs?

Allan Hunt, Director at AHR Building Consultancy, reflects on The Chancellor's Autumn Statemen...

Multi-million-pound development at Cleveland College begins

New campus for Cleveland College of Art and Design is underway to help creative industries

Local construction students learn from the experts

Bournemouth & Poole College construction students have been given an exciting chance to put th...

Maximise your property assets to enhance student experience

Bidwells' Higher Education specialist Matt Bigam looks at enhancing the student experience

Demand for building work strong despite Brexit, says FMB

Despite some parts of the UK going into decline, consumer demand has remained resilient follow...

Can we deal with the school places time bomb?

Michelle Bath from Planning Consultancy DPP looks at the issues in meeting the demand for new ...

School population boom creates need for more than 24,000 extra classrooms by 2020

The education sector will need a coordinated approach to keep up with the changing market

How does 'place making' add to the university experience?

Nick Gregory from CPMG Architects says creating a community can benefit the university as well...

HVAC falls £95m post Brexit vote

BSRIA's latest snapshot of UK's HVAC and smart energy market shows slowing growth

Selecting the right JCT insurance option

Rahul Sharma from Marsh offers best practice advice on JCT building contracts

New premises for University College of Estate Management

UCEM office receives highest BREEAM sustainability rating in the UK education sector

End of year review: 2015/16

We talk to four industry experts about the past academic year in education construction

Foundations for future success

Student architect at Wolverhampton highly commended in building design competition